inflammation of cellular tissue.
inflammation of any of the tissues of the body, characterized by fever, pain, swelling, and redness of the affected area
1832, from Latin cellula, diminutive of cella “cell” (see cell) + -itis.
cellulitis cel·lu·li·tis (sěl’yə-lī’tĭs)
A spreading inflammation of subcutaneous or connective tissue.
(of bacteria or enzymes) capable of hydrolyzing cellulose.
of, containing, or derived from cellulose. any cellulosic compound or substance. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples
coelom. the body cavity of higher metazoans, between the body wall and intestine, lined with a mesodermal epithelium. noun a less frequent US spelling of coelom noun the body cavity of many multicellular animals, situated in the mesoderm and containing the digestive tract and other visceral organs celom ce·lom (sē’ləm) n. Variant of coelom. ce·lom’ic […]